PALPA, Feb 3: A famous tourist destination aside, Rampur in Palpa district is proving to be an agricultural zone. Rampur municipality-6 is ahead of the total 10 wards in the production of agricultural produce. Farmers in the village have cultivated banana farming on approximately 40 ropani ( one ropani is equivalent to 5476 square feet).
PALPA, Jan 15: Thousands of devotees have thronged Ruru Kshetra (also known as Ridi) to take a holy dip in the Kaligandaki River which is considered to be a holy river and has been mentioned in various scriptures of Hindu religion for ages.
PALPA, Dec 30: The reconstruction of the school buildings damaged by the 2015 earthquake so as to shift the students studying in the open to classrooms is ongoing in the district. The District Level Project Implementation Unit (Education), with a five-year deadline to complete the reconstruction work, is speeding up the work.
PALPA, Nov 26: Formal and informal programs of various kinds were held in the district on Monday as part of the 16-day activism against violence against women (VAW) organized worldwide and across the country. The campaign that begins every year from 25 November and ends in 10 December has brought stakeholders together for the cause.
PALPA, Nov 19: A coffee farmer from Burtung village of Palpa, Rewanta Bahadur Bista, 76, has a dream. He wants not just his own business to grow manifold, but also wishes that Palpa be identified as the best coffee production district. “And my dream is not baseless, we have all potential required to establish ourselves as best coffee producers in the country,” he claims.
PALPA, August 2: The District Police Office (DPO) Palpa has launched a campaign against the consumption of wild mushrooms. The campaign that aims to make people aware of poisonous wild mushrooms follows the cases of frequent deaths from the consumption of poisonous mushroom harvested from forests.
PALPA, May 9: The up-gradation of Birkot-Gejha-Bardale road section has completed. Locals joined their hands to upgrade the road linking Birkot of Purbakhola rural municipality-5 and Gejha of Rampur municipality-10.
GULMI, April 18: A 14-year-old girl of Chhatrakot rural municipality-6 in Gulmi district has been raped. Samir Miya, a.k.a. Hanuman, 45, of Tansen municipality of Palpa district raped the girl on Wednesday.
BEJHAD, April 18: A jeep accident occurred at Tahun Deurali in Rambha rural municipality left its driver dead. Lal Bahadur Sinjali, 30, who has been living at rural municipality-2, Foksingkot Surumdanda died at 8.00 last night while undergoing treatment at Lumbini Medical College, confirmed the District Police Office, Palpa.
PALPA, Jan 15: Paragliding has been successfully undertaken at Rampur of Palpa district. Its successful test was done on Monday at Rampur Municipality-7, Bahundanda which has abundant opportunity for paragliding.
PALPA, Sept 14: A body was found near garbage disposal area of Tansen United Mission Hospital. Sunil Chhetri, 39, of Tansen municipality, Mission Tole, was found dead, 100 meters ahead of the hospital premises on Friday morning.
PALPA, June 27: Gulmi and Palpa districts have exported a combined 29 tons of coffee in the current fiscal year. Two companies alone -- Highland Coffee Promotion and Nepal Organic Coffee Product – collect coffee produced in these districts and exported them to countries like the US, South Korea, Japan and Germany.
PALPA, June 4: Gothari Ghari village of Mathagadhi Rural Municipality-5 in the district is emptying at a faster pace for want of drinking water, a basic need for life. The village of around 500 families has been reduced to merely 200 in search of places having drinking water.
PALPA, June 1: Fourteen staffers were killed and 10 others have sustained serious injuries after a bus fell 200 meters down the road at Rambha rural municipality-4, according to DSP Binod Ghimire. The passenger bus (Lu 1 Kha 975) was en route to Rampur from Palpa, Tansen.
PALPA, Mar 3: Two people including driver were killed and five others sustained injuries after a jeep met with an accident at Birpokhara of Tansen Municipality-12 in the district on Saturday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The rise in number of invalid votes has piled up pressure on the Election Commission (EC) to overhaul its ineffective voter education program, for which the election body spends billions of rupees.
PALPA, Dec 12: CPN-UML has secured 30, 114 votes in Palpa-1 in the parliamentary elections under the proportional representation (PR) category. Similarly, Nepali Congress has obtained 22, 945 votes while CPN (Maoist Center) has got 1,949 votes. Mangol National Organization has secured 922, Bibeksheel Sajha got 495 while Rastriya Janamorcha secured 217 while Rastriya Janamukti Party got 123 votes.